- Opened: 2002
- Capacity: 3,700
- Name after: Charles Hawkins III, donor and supporter
♦ Vanderbilt is the only private school in the SEC, with a student body around 12,000. They do not have a separate Athletic Department. The sports program operates under the Department of Student Life.
♦ The Commodores are named for shipping and rail magnate "Commodore" Cornelius Vanderbilt, who provided Vanderbilt its initial endowment in 1873 with a $500,000 donation.
♦ Vanderbilt and Missouri have never played one another in baseball.
♦ Video: Vanderbilt Baseball Coach Derek Johnson on Recruiting (stack.com) sheds light on the unique approach required to recruit for a school like Vanderbilt. There's also a video with Derek Johnson about what Vanderbilt Baseball has to offer.
♦ Good video tour of Vanderbilt Baseball's facilities: